A classic dish, rich, creamy, and sweet, just perfect for the holiday season. The good part about this sweet potato and marshmallows side dish? It's great anytime, not just for the holidays!
Sweet potato casserole with pecans, and mini marshmallows. Is it a side dish or a dessert? I could never settle on this... Some call it a side dish; some serve it at the end of the meal as a dessert.
– Sweet Potatoes – Brown Sugar – Unsalted Butter – Fine Sea Salt or Kosher – Pecans – Mini Marshmallows
Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and butter the baking dish. Swipe up for the full recipe!
Cook sweet potatoes: Peel and cube them. Bring a pot of water to a boil, and carefully add the sweet potato cubes.
Cook the cubed sweet potatoes for about 12-15 minutes or until tender. Drain well in a colander.
Mash: Return the sweet potatoes to the pot. Add sugar, butter, salt, and mash with a potato masher
Chop the pecans and add ½ of them to the sweet potato mixture. Click "Instructions" below to check the recipe page!
Scoop the mixture into the prepared dish. For the best results make sure you read the whole recipe!
Top with the remaining nuts and the mini marshmallows. On the recipe page, there are many notes and tips!
Bake for 25 minutes until the marshmallows are golden brown. Check after about 15 minutes and cover the dish with aluminum foil if the marshmallows are getting brown too quickly.
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